National Perinatal Depression Research Engagement Symposium Video

May 14, 2019

On May 3-4, 2019, the inaugural National Perinatal Depression Research Engagement Symposium took place at the I-Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign. Speakers discussed topics such as maternal stress, mindfulness interventions, health policy related to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and infant mental health. Speakers from the U. of I. included Karen Tabb Dina, who ... Read more

Upcoming CEU Events at the School of Social Work

April 25, 2019

Thriving Personally in the Helping Profession: How to Combat Burnout and Enjoy Your Life 3 CEU’s for LSW, LCSW, LCPC July 12, 2019 Levis Faculty Center, Lecture Room 300 919 W Illinois St, Urbana 61801 Speaker: Gina Johnson MSW, CTS, LCSW, Pesi Certified Trauma Therapist This workshop will discuss the different types of stress, including ... Read more

Jill Kagle Establishes Technology and Social Change Fund

March 13, 2019

A $21,000 gift from former Dean Jill Kagle and her husband Steven Kagle has established the new Technology and Social Change Fund. This fund will stimulate interdisciplinary research, education and public discourse related to the use of technology to improve social work practice and social service delivery to vulnerable families and communities. As part of ... Read more


National Perinatal Depression Research Engagement Symposium

March 12, 2019

May 3rd -4th, 2019 Illinois Conference Center and iHotel 1900 S. 1st St, Champaign, IL Join us to learn more about contemporary research findings in perinatal mental health research and learn about Patient Centered Outcomes funded research led by the patient-researchers themselves.  The objective of this workshop is to build the capacity of patients, stakeholders, ... Read more


CEU Event for Field Instructors

January 4, 2019

April 5, 2019 School of Social Work 1010 West Nevada, Urbana CEU Event (9am-12 noon) 3 CEU’s Provided In appreciation for your partnership with the School of Social Work, you are invited to attend a complimentary CEU event featuring Dr. Jan Carter-Black, Teaching Professor at the School of Social Work. Many of you have asked ... Read more

Chancellor’s 2018 State of the University Address

December 3, 2018

Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones presented an upbeat 2018 State of the University Address to a large audience at the Illini Union on November 8. Chancellor Jones stressed that Illinois had dealt thoughtfully and proactively when faced with state budget funding challenges, and that the university now is on a strong pathway to continue its path-breaking ... Read more


iMSW Informational Meeting in Hinsdale, IL

November 6, 2018

Choose from our hybrid-online Advanced Clinical track with limited weekend face-to-face sessions (in Urbana or Chicago), or our 100% online Leadership and Social Change track for those with a macro interest in social work. DATE:  November 20, 2018 TIME:  5:30 – 7:00 p.m. LOCATION:  The Community House, 415 W. Eighth St. Hinsdale, IL ROOM:  A+ ... Read more

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Harnessing Technology for Social Good- Lecture Series

August 27, 2018

The American Academy for Social Work and Social Welfare spearheaded the Grand Challenges of Social Work, representing 12 challenges focused on improving individual and family well-being, strengthening the social fabric, and helping create a more just society. This lecture series, named after the grand challenge of “Harnessing Technology for Social Good” is designed to present ... Read more

Four years. Free tuition. Illinois Commitment

August 27, 2018

Illinois Commitment is a financial aid package that provides scholarships and grants to cover tuition and campus fees for students who are Illinois residents and have a family income of $61,000 or less. $61,000 is the current median family income in the state of Illinois. Illinois Commitment will cover tuition and campus fees for new ... Read more